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    During the war

    I am not sure if I have used the proposition "into" correctly. Should it be "in" instead. Would you please correct my mistakes in my sentence?

    During the war the man had taken into his home dozens of refugees.

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    Re: During the war

    The preposition is correct, but a more natural word order is

    'During the war the man had taken dozens of refugees into his home',

    although you would need a reason to use the past perfect.

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    Re: During the war

    Even better: The man had taken dozens of refugees into his home during the war.
    I am not a teacher.

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